Scottish Law

Posted on 25 July 2011 by Marie


R.B.S. say it is law in Scotland to use a solicitor to exit my mortgage.  As I have just paid it off I do not want this extra expense.  What should I do?

Marie

I am not able or qualified to give legal advice.  However, in theory it is possible for an individual to complete the final administration to amend the details on the Land Registry to show that the Discharge of the Standard Security has been completed.  I would say it is normal practice to engage a solicitor to do so.

Peter

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